M esalands Community College Dean’s List Fall 2007

Mesalands Community College Dean’s Honor Roll recognizes students for academic accomplishments. To qualify, students must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or better for courses taken at Mesalands, successfully complete 15 or more credit hours, have no grade below a “C” for the given semester, and have no outstanding incomplete grades for the academic […]

Honor roll for Tucumcari Elementary School

The following students were on the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period and/or the second semester at Tucumcari Elementary School: Third grade Second nine weeks All As Marcelina Acosta       Joseph Benavidez Brenna Benton Shant Bhakta Andrew Brito Kayla Cherry Jordan Fang Samantha Ford Gabriella Gutierrez Grant Haines Zakery Light Ryanne Lopez Cuin Mendez […]

Mesalands students pledge to attend

Special to the QCS The first two weeks of college are a critical time in which many students struggle, while approximately 90 percent of success is just showing up for class. “Most any faculty member will tell you that the number one reason for students dropping out of college is lack of attendance,” said Aaron […]

06-30-2007: Around Town

Two for ENMU dean’s list… Perfecto A. Madrid and Taris R. Smith were named to the Dean’s List at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell for the 2007 Spring semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, students must earn a 3.25 or higher grade point average while carrying at least 12 semester hours. Good fortune at […]

Applicants sought for Congressional page

U.S. Rep. Tom Udall is seeking Congressional page applications for the 2007 autumn semester, according to a press release. Pages are appointed for one semester, with the fall semester beginning Labor Day and concluding in late January.  “I am very pleased my office will have the opportunity to nominate a page,” said Udall in the […]

Notable Notes: Honors at Colleges

Local area students named on ENMU honor roll Four students from the San Jon and Tucumcari area are among the 482 students on the 2007 spring semester Dean’s Honor Roll at Eastern New Mexico University. The following are the students’ names and graduating high schools: Brandi S. Arnas, Tucumcari High School Rebekah J. Hodge, Candy […]

Learning to do nothing during summer break takes effort

Helena Rodriguez I’m bored! There’s nothing to do! I miss my friends! When does school start again?” No these are not the words of my teenage daughter less than 24 hours after schools in Portales let out for the summer. These are words I have been biting my tongue over, trying to shake out of […]

Hectic life can have bitter consequences

Helena Rodriguez: Freedom Newspapers Columnist I saw a scary commercial on TV the other day, a Wal-Mart spot showing a woman with a hectic lifestyle who looks into the camera and says: “I like being busy all the time.” Don’t we all? We just love driving around like maniacs, our cell phones glued to our […]

58 named to Mesalands dean’s list

the Dean’s Honor Roll for Fall 2004. The Dean’s List is announced as official recognition of outstanding academic accomplishments. To qualify, students must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or better for courses taken at MCC, successfully complete 12 or more credit hours, have no grade below a “C” for the given semester, and […]

Woman wins drama scholarship

Rita Martinez of Conchas Dam has been awarded the New Mexico Outdoor Drama Scholarship by the Mesalands Community College Foundation. The scholarship was established in 1997 and is available to Mesalands students who are studying drama or liberal arts and have a grade point average of 3.0 or better. Preference is given to residents of […]